The Sonia Nicolson Course Suite


The Sonia Nicolson Course Suite 〰️

Grow Your Skills & Confidence From The Comfort Of Your Home, At Your Own Pace

Join over 5,500+ Creative Designers & Students all over the world already learning with us





“Sonia is a great teacher who has given me the opportunity to develop not just as a Designer but as a person…she is truly inspirational.”

Trisha, former ba Student




Interior Design (floor plan) Class

Learn to hand draw an Interior Floor Plan from a passionate Architect and former University Lecturer of 15+ years so you can show up with more creativity in your life, more confidence in your work, and express yourself in your designs.


✔️ Introduction to an Interior Floor Plan Drawing

✔️ Learn the basics & get confident with the process

✔️ Explore structure, materials & how to add people

✔️ Explore some advanced techniques with texture

✔️ Draw your floor plan as you learn, step-by-step

✔️ Share with the class and feel supported in your work

Perfect for beginners



urban sketching school

In this masterclass, we explore urban sketching. Using techniques from architectural sketching, you will learn how to hand-drawn urban sketches to either fill a sketchbook on your travels, creatively document a cityscape, and have fun drawing.

Urban Sketching School by Sonia Nicolson

✔️ Introduction to urban sketching & hand drawing

✔️ Learn the basics & get creative with the process

✔️ Explore scale, perspective & how to add people

✔️ Explore some advanced architecture techniques

✔️ Draw onsite or from photos

✔️ Make your own sketchbook

launching early 2024



Online Interior Architecture School

online interior architecture school is designed to give you an advantage when starting your degree in interior design or Architecture. This is the complete system I used to teach hundreds of first-year ba interior & Architecture students studying in the UK and India.

Online Interior Architecture School with Sonia Nicolson

✔️ Introduction to both Interior Design & Architecture

✔️ Learn to draw Interior & Architecture drawings

✔️ Learn basic construction details

✔️ Learn to communicate materials

✔️ Learn to render realistically by hand

✔️ How to make a mood board or sample board

✔️ Present a project in your portfolio



Creative Roots Retreat

Get your creative juices flowing with our 8 week creative virtual retreat. Designed to act like a Foundation program to both introduce you to different media and art projects and help you build up a portfolio of work. The virtual retreat is great for those looking to start or restart their creative journey and get back to making again.


✔️ A reintroduction to your creativity

✔️ 8 classes to work through at your own pace

✔️ 8 projects to get creative with

✔️ Explore different drawing techniques

✔️ Learn through creative problem-solving

✔️ Discover new ideas, methods & concepts

Simple, fun & highly creative




“Great class, filled with useful tips for those who what to get into the creative industry and establish a proper portfolio. I'll be using these tips for my next interview.”

Gray, Portfolio Preparation Student


“She has a lot of great ideas about how to put together and present your portfolio, and I appreciate her upbeat and encouraging tone.”

Rachel, Portfolio Preparation Student



Meet your Mentor

Sonia Nicolson

Over the past 15 years, Sonia has worked as a British chartered Architect, Academic Director at a leading design school in India, Senior Lecturer at a top UK Arts University, Academic Representative with the British Council, and External Examiner at a number of design schools. She continues to teach online and runs her own design studio from her home in Iceland.





“It really helped me to talk to Sonia…she pointed out things that worked and tips on how to make something stand out better through layouts. Our meeting was really nice and casual, kind of like meeting a friend for coffee.”

Inga, Portfolio Feedback Student


“I found Sonia’s teaching approach to be very relaxed which was became apparent that Sonia drew inspiration not only from her surroundings but from the people she worked with. The diversity of her knowledge and skills were always evident in her work.”

Sasha, former ba Student



Sonia Nicolson is an Architect teaching students online how to pass their degree

Whether it’s about getting into university and graduating with honours, or feeling supported whilst you gain the skills required to successfully design & build your career or side hustle -

we’re here for you.